Open HXS file

The most common choise: Microsoft Help compiled help document

How to open Microsoft Help compiled help document .hxs files

hxs file icon Have you had trouble opening the hxs file on your computer? What are hxs files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is hxs file?

Files with hxs file extension are related to the Microsoft Help program. An hxs file contains compiled help document.

Microsoft Help compiled help document description

The HXS file extension is used by Microsoft Help for file used in version 2.x.

Microsoft Help 2.x is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft and first released in 2001 as a help system for Visual Studio .NET (2002) and MSDN Library.

Microsoft Help 2.x is the help engine used in Microsoft Visual Studio 2002/2003/2005/2008 and Office 2007. Help files are made with the Help 2.0 Workshop (VSHIK), a help authoring tool. The default viewer for Help 2.x files is Microsoft Document Explorer.

Suggested software to open hxs file

Microsoft Windows Help

A software for making help files for Windows programs

Microsoft Visual Studio

IDE for creating programs, or websites and web applications

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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